Must-Know Furniture: The Tulip Chair

Tulip chairs work great with banquette seating

via Niche Interiors

Designed by architect and designer Eero Saarinen, the Tulip Chair is an American furniture icon. Saarinen designed the one-legged chair for Knoll in 1958 because he was put off by the “slum of legs under every table” created by traditional four-legged chairs.

Saarinen’s training in sculpture informed the chair’s clean lines and curvaceous form. Its sleek futuristic aesthetic has carried it through from the 1950s to today. Here’s a closer look at the quintessential chair and how you can use it in your home, no matter what your style. Click HERE to read the full story…


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